Response to Prescribed Burning of 5-year-old Hardwood Regeneration on a Mesic Site in the Southern Appalachian Mountains


Five years after a Southern Appalachian cove was regenerated, vegetation was dominated by a dense stand of yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera), which averaged 9,181±13,042 stems per acre, and other mesophytic hardwood seedlings and saplings. The stand was prescribed burned during late spring to improve habitat for turkey by reducing density of saplings… (More)


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